You are urged to read the following correspondence:
NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS OF USW LOCAL 7-669
August 2, 2013
By letter dated July 31, 2013, the Company notified the Union that it believed some members of local 7-669 have interfered with the Company’s operations, in violation of Article 4 in the collective bargaining agreement, by refusing to work overtime or accept calls back to work.
The Union does NOT call, sponsor, advocate, engage, advise, authorize, sanction, encourage, urge, incite or approve any interference with the Company’s operations by the members of Local 7-669, including, by refusing to return calls from the Company in a timely manner and by refusing to work requested overtime.
The Union specifically states that any interference with the Company’s operations by a member’s refusal to return calls from the Company in a timely manner and/or a refusal to work requested overtime is not authorized, ratified or condoned by the Union.
All members are specifically urged to respond to all calls from the Company in a timely manner and address all requests for overtime in a timely manner
Signed: Stephen Lech, USW Local 7-669 President
Kevin Smith, USW Staff Representative